The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Strataderm Gel. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
Before using Strataderm Gel, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.
wash your hands before and after applying Strataderm Gel. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Strataderm Gel. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.
Interactions with Strataderm Gel
Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information.
When not to use Strataderm Gel
Hypersensitivity to Strataderm Gel is a contraindication. In addition, Strataderm Gel should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Packages and Strengths
Strataderm Gel is available in the following packages and strengths
Strataderm Gel - Packages: Gel in 5g x 1, 10g x 1 pack
Frequently asked Questions
Is Strataderm Gel safe to use when pregnant?
Polydimethylsiloxanes: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
Siloxanes: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
Alkymethyl Silicones: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
Is Strataderm Gel safe while breastfeeding?
Polydimethylsiloxanes: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Siloxanes: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Alkymethyl Silicones: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Can Strataderm Gel be used for hypertrophic scar and cracked or chapped skin?
Yes, hypertrophic scar and cracked or chapped skin are among the most common reported uses for Strataderm Gel. Please do not use Strataderm Gel for hypertrophic scar and cracked or chapped skin without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Strataderm Gel.
Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when using this product?
If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Strataderm Gel medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Strataderm Gel. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
Can i stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly ween off the use?
Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.
Other important Information on Strataderm Gel
Missing a dose
In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
Overdosage of Strataderm Gel
Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Strataderm Gel, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
Storage of Strataderm Gel
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Strataderm Gel.
Expired Strataderm Gel
Taking a single dose of expired Strataderm Gel is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.
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